Resource Books for Teachers give guidance on the key aspects of language teaching, and provide examples and discussion of actual classroom materials and techniques. This new primary sub-series, in a larger format, specifically addresses the needs of primary teachers, teacher trainers, and trainee teachers. Each book contains guidance for the teacher, 6o to 100 activities for primary children, and up to 20 photocopiable worksheets.
The activities are explained clearly and simply, with aims, age range, and level clearly laid out. Young Learners is based on the principle that primary teachers of English have a much wider responsibility than the simple teaching of the language system. The English class is not only a place where children learn English ; it also forms part of their whole education. This book provides teachers with a rich source of ideas for English lessons.
It contains ideas and materials for activities such as making posters, books, and cards ; making and playing with board games and puppets, as well as drama, songs, and stories. It includes helpful hints for teachers new to young Learners, for instance on the use of English in the classroom, and feedback from learners.